Subject: Re: change to vfs_busy() and getnewvnode()
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/07/1999 18:26:10
> Would it work better to move to per-mount point hash tables? That way only
> one mount point would get constapated at a time. Or do we need to get the
> vnode and then lock the hash table?
Well, that still single-threads you on a per-filesystem basis; I
think we can do better.
Also, there appears to be a bit of a mess involving aliases for device
vnodes in getdevvp() which appears to cross filesystem boundaries.
(I must admit I don't understand that code...)